The Uncorked Wine Festival debuts in D.C. this weekend, offering tastes from more than 75 wineries at the D.C. Armory. (Jane Mingay/AP)
THURSDAY

ARMENIAN FOOD FESTIVAL: Attendees can sample foods. Thursday and Friday, noon-9 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Free admission; food and drink available to purchase. Soorp Khatch Armenian Apostolic Church, 4906 Flint Dr., Bethesda. 301-229-8742. soorpkhatchchurch.org.

BEER AND CHARCUTERIE PAIRING: Neighborhood Restaurant Group beer director Greg Engert and Red Apron chef Nathan Anda pair German beer with meat. 7-9 p.m. $49. Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital, 921 Pennsylvania Ave. SE. 202-549-4172. hillcenterdc.org/home/programs/2967.

COOKING DEMO: Chef Rupen Rao makes Indian dishes from his cookbook “Indian Cooking: Popular Restaurant Dishes” (Warren Publishing, 2014). Ticket includes cookbook and a spice box. 6:30-8 p.m. $65. Bazaar Spices, Atlantic Plumbing, 2130 Eighth St. NW. 202-379-2907. bit.ly/2cpQzou.

WINE CLASS: Participants taste and learn about Mastrojanni estate wine from Tuscany. 7 p.m. $30. Chain Bridge Cellars, 1351 Chain Bridge Rd., McLean. 703-356-6500. chainbridgecellars.com.

FRIDAY

MIDDLE EASTERN BAZAAR: Food, music, children’s activities and more. Friday, 4-9 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sunday, noon-7 p.m. Free admission; food and drink available to purchase. Saints Peter and Paul Antiochian Orthodox Christian Church, 10620 River Rd., Potomac. 301-765-3400. peterpaulpotomac.org/bazaar.

SATURDAY

DC VEGFEST: Vegan food, cooking demos, live music, a beer garden and more. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Free admission; food and drink available to purchase. The Yards Park, First and N streets SE. 301-891-2458. dcvegfest.com.

SEASONAL TEAS: Program includes premium tea samples from around the world. 1-3 p.m. $30. Colvin Run Mill, 10017 Colvin Run Rd., Great Falls. 703-759-2771. parkmail@fairfaxcounty.gov. bit.ly/2cqsWBG.

UNCORKED WINE FESTIVAL: Samples from more than 75 wineries plus food truck fare, a wine market and more. VIP option available. 6-9 p.m. $65. D.C. Armory, 2001 E. Capitol St. SE. uncorkedwinefestivals.com/uncorked-dc.

WINE DINNER: Four courses paired with Braida wine. 7:30 p.m. $110. Via Umbria, 1525 Wisconsin Ave. NW. 202-333-3904. viaumbria.com/september-24-braida-winemaker-dinner.html.

WINE DINNER: Special menu paired with beer and wine. A portion of proceeds benefits the LCpl. Cody S. Childers Memorial Fund. 6:30 p.m. $109, not including tax and gratuity. Portofino, 526 23rd St. S., Arlington. 703-979-8200. theportofinorestaurant.com.

SUNDAY

BURGERS AND BREWS FOR THE BAY: Hamburgers, craft beer, hayrides, live music and more. Event benefits the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. Noon-4 p.m. $50. Clagett Farm, 11904 Old Marlboro Pike, Upper Marlboro. 443-482-2189. cbf.org/burgersandbrews.

HEIRLOOM APPLE TASTING: Sample varieties including Paradise, Sheepnose and Smokehouse. 11 a.m. Free. Georgetown Farmers Market, Wisconsin and P streets NW. lickingcreekbendfarm.com.

TUESDAY

BOOZE BREWS: Area bartenders including Donato Alvarez of Sixth Engine and Mary Kelly of Graffiato create beer cocktails. 7-9 p.m. $30. DBGB Kitchen and Bar, 931 H St. NW. 202-695-7660. dbgb.com/dc/events/booze-brews_153.

RESERVE NOW

SEPT. 28

‘BEST OF’ DINNER: Menu features favorite dishes from the past decade as part of a 10th-anniversary celebration. 6:30 p.m. $119; optional wine pairing, $79. Bastille, 606 N. Fayette St., Alexandria. 703-519-3776. bastillerestaurant.com.

CHAMPAGNE DINNER: Four courses paired with Piper-Heidsieck champagnes. 7 p.m. $75. City Perch Kitchen + Bar, 11830 Grand Park Ave., North Bethesda. 301-231-2310. cityperch.com.

SEPT. 29

COOKING CLASS: Chef Wendi James teaches participants to make various types of tacos. Margaritas included. 6:30-8:30 p.m. $85. Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital, 921 Pennsylvania Ave. SE. 202-549-4172. hillcenterdc.org/home/programs/2691.

NO KID HUNGRY DINNER: Hosted by chef Bryan Voltaggio, a multi-course dinner benefiting No Kid Hungry. Guest chefs include Cassidee Dabney of Blackberry Farm, Dylan Fultineer of Rappahannock Oyster Company and Spike Gjerde of Woodberry Kitchen. 6:30 p.m. Starting at $350. Vanish Farmwoods Brewery, 42245 Black Hops Lane, Leesburg. 202-487-6572. bit.ly/2bVuXSR.

WINE DINNER: Four courses paired with wine from J. Lohr Vineyards and Wines. 6:30 p.m. $90, including tax and gratuity. Carmello’s, 9108 Center St., Manassas. 703-368-5522. carmellos.com.

WINE DINNER: Four courses paired with California wines. 6:30 p.m. $89.95, not including tax and gratuity. Russia House Restaurant, 724 Pine St., Herndon. 703-787-8880. russiahouserestaurant.com.

Kara Elder

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